Brit Turner Blackberry Smoke Drummer Dies - Passed Away

Brit Turner Cause Of Death – What Happened To Blackberry Smoke Brit Turner: At the age of 57, Brit Turner, a well-known drummer who was the driving force behind Blackberry Smoke from the band’s founding in 2000, passed away. Brit died on Sunday, March 3, 2024, relatives have reported.

A really pleasant person and an amazing drummer. Brit was the drummer and co-founder of the country rock group Blackberry Smoke, based in Atlanta. One of the real gentlemen of rock ‘n’ roll, he never failed to bring the thunder to every performance he did.

Brit Turner Cause Of Death

The band confirmed that Brit had passed away following a fight with cancer. Since the fall of 2022, he has been fighting glioblastoma every day till the last end.

If you had any kind of relationship with Brit, you knew he was the most kind, compassionate, driven, and charming person you could ever meet.

He served as Blackberry Smoke’s compass and True North, establishing the philosophy that will continue to direct this group.

“Heaven gained another great musician last night. So very sad for his family and bandmates and fans..So many pics being posted today because literally 1000s called him friend. And to some of us, he was a caring brother. He was so good to Dean (& I) after Dean’s accident. We will always remember and… miss him. RIP Brit…say hey to all those drummers who went before you…and maybe give my Daddy a big hug from me.”

“Woke up to the tragic news that Brit Turner has passed. What a man with some grove on the drums and a band I deeply admire and inspire to. Heaven gained a good one today! Thoughts going out to Brit’s family, friends and members of Blackberry Smoke. A sad day for music”

During this trying time, our hearts and prayers are with Brit’s friends, family, and fellow band members.


There will soon be more details about his funeral plans.

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